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  • Posted in thread: Putting oak spirals in a firkin... on 02-16-2017 at 08:48 PM
    So i am about to fill a firkin cask here at our brewery and will be adding 2 spiral sticks of
    french oak each broken into 3rds and soaked with bourbon for 2 days. Do you guys think i should
    put the sp...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation on a strong kettle sour... on 02-07-2017 at 04:55 AM
    505, i used a heat wrap before adding the belle saison for about a week and it did nothing.
    Probably got it close to 80*F. Im going to go with champage/wine yeast and see what happens.

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation on a strong kettle sour... on 02-03-2017 at 04:02 AM
    So I added not one, but two packets of fresh belle saison dry yeast to this beer almost 2 weeks
    ago and just took a gravity reading. I am exactly where I was before, stuck at 1.020. I thought
    I saw bu...

  • Posted in thread: WTB: Nelson Sauvin on 01-18-2017 at 04:50 AM
    Could really use my friend Nelson right about now. If anyone has a pound (or a few), I would
    gladly take that off your hands provided that the cost isn't ridiculous. Could maybe ship a
    bottle or two o...

  • Posted in thread: Stuck fermentation on a strong kettle sour... on 12-16-2016 at 05:17 AM
    Greetings. So I have been extensively brewing hoppy kettle soured beers both at home and
    commercially for the last year or so. Most have been around 5-6% abv and have never had an
    issue fully attenuat...

  • Posted in thread: How long do cacao nibs last? on 12-07-2016 at 05:06 PM
    So I have a big bag of really nice cacao nibs i received from a chocolate maker about a year to
    a year and a half ago. I used a bunch but could not use nearly all of it over the course of the
    last win...

  • Posted in thread: Accidentally cold crashed my beer mid fermentation! What next? on 09-01-2016 at 03:36 PM
    So I brewed a brown ale two days ago and began fermentation with the california V yeast. I had
    it at 70*F to help start fermentation and last night went to chill it down to 60ish for the
    bulk if ferme...

  • Posted in thread: Added irish moss too early. Will this be OK? on 08-30-2016 at 03:02 AM
    A whole ounce in 5 gallons?! Haha i wonder how that came out. Same as you, i use 1/2 tsp in a 6
    gallon batch, thanks for the reassurance!

  • Posted in thread: Added irish moss too early. Will this be OK? on 08-30-2016 at 02:48 AM
    So I'm in the process of doing a kettle soured wheat beer. My plan is to boil for 60 minutes,
    chill, add lacto, sour for 3 days, boil for 30 minutes to target volume and then ferment. I
    stupidly added...

  • Posted in thread: Is it ok to harvest yeast from this flower? on 07-12-2016 at 07:05 PM
    Thanks for the replies everyone. So i removed the flower after 24 hours and it seems as though
    i have a healthy looking fermentation going on. The wort smells pretty bad but thats probably
    from the fl...

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